Kobido training course

Learn the basics of the Kobido facial massage with our therapist Anna Makarkina Bochatay! Anna and TMed present you a new Course allying theory and practice.


Ko bi do facial massage is a Japanese massage known for its natural lifting effects. Ko Bi Do technique has been developped in 1472 and it is passed on from Master to pupil since 26 generations. The last known Master at this time is Doctor Shogo Mochizuki. According to him, Kobido means "Ancestral Way of Beauty". In our course we teach the authentic technique of Dr Shogo Mochizuki . 



Kobido training objectives


  • learn the integrity of the techniques necessary to perform a Kobido massage
  • learn the basics of the face anatomy and lymphatic system
  • learn the indications and contraindications to this type of treatment
  • discover the best oils and floral waters to use for the massage
  • learn how to make a successful seance and what skin health advice give to the client



Contents of training


General presentation of the course, teacher and teaching method


I. Introduction to the History of Kobido 

II. The aesthetic and wellbeing virtues of Kobido massage 

III. List of material that you'll nead for the massage

IV. Massage techniques 


1. Prior to the massage: hygiene rules, importance of therapist's posture, questions to ask the client before the seance begins 

2. Massage techniques 

3. After the massage: importance of rest and hydratation, advice to give to the clients on their skin care routine


V. indications and contraindications to the Kobido massage

VI. Which oils to use ? Which floral waters?

VII. Bonus: Relational dimension: how to understand the needs and the expectations of your client and how to make a seance successful 

VIII. Recommended reading 



Price and format


The price of the training is 790.- CHF for 16h of lessons on 2 days with a free illustrated handout for each participant. The training days for the this session are:

- Saturday May 28th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

- Sunday May 29th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 


The course will take place at TMed Center (rue Dr Alfred Vincent 5, 1201 Geneva).




If you have questions or wish to participate, please contact us at:

 Email at:  training@tmed.ch 


Phone at:  +41 22 900 27 27. 

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5 Dr Alfred Vincent str. 1st floor, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

+41 22 900 27 27

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